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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an illegal manner; In a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom.

Usage examples (30)
  • Every once in a while something is illicitly gotten.
  • In her early years, Smith often read novels illicitly, for pleasure.
  • It is likely that you own something that includes illicitly sourced metals.
  • He expressed concern that human trials might have been conducted illicitly. for more
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